Hesa Awal Kohistan District

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Hesa Awal Kohistan District
District
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Hesa Awal Kohistan District (in Orange)
Country Afghanistan
RegionKapisa Province
Capital Kohistan
Population
 (2006)
  Total60,300

Hesa Awal Kohistan District is a new district, created from the bigger Kohistan District in Kapisa Province, Afghanistan. The district center is Kohistan. The population is 60,300 (2006), mostly Tajik.

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History

The Kohistani Tajiks were the most powerful and best organized groups that fought against the British occupation of Kabul in 1879 to 1880. [1]

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References

  1. Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Kohistan"  . Encyclopædia Britannica . 15 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 886.